Julia Gillard, when she was Deputy Prime Minister and Acting Prime Minister, along with Kevin Rudd, has had an atrocious record on immigration and so-called refugees.
When the Rudd/Gillard government relaxed the controls on refugees, word spread quickly through the countries of the Third World that Australia was an easy target – and so the flood of refugees started.
Only this year, Gillard was reported in the media as calling for more immigration: “Ms Gillard said both interstate and international migration was needed to help fill future job vacancies”. Certainly, she didn’t stop the refugees coming in. Yet now, when she has been made Prime Minister and is looking towards the next election, she is saying she understands of the public’s concerns over refugees. It just doesn’t ring true. One journalist quoted one of Gillard’s parliamentary colleagues as saying “for Julia it’s always about politics”.
If Gillard is fair dinkum about not wanting a “Big Australia”, rather than just lying to trick the Australian public, then she should straight away put two measures into place:
1) Close the borders to the refugee influx.
2) Declare a zero-net immigration policy, on a “one in, one out” basis.
The Australian Protectionist Party is prepared to declare support for those measures to protect Australia. But will Julia Gillard?
Will she come out and say what her maximum population target for Australia is? Environmentalists say we have too many people here already. Certainly, over-population is wrecking our environmental sustainability as well as our social harmony.
Will Gillard stop the immigration invasion or is she just another worthless politician?
It’s odds on that she is just another anti-Australian politician who is more interested in social engineering than protecting our people and our way of life. We deserve better than that.
“WA needs more migrants: Gillard”, West Australian, 30 March 2010
“Julia Gillard, left-wing opportunist”, Australian Conservative, 18 June 2010
“Asylum boats loom on Gillard’s horizon”, ABC News, 25 June 2010
“Don’t hurtle towards a big Australia: PM”, Sydney Morning Herald, 27 June 2010
“Today on Sunday Julia Gillard and Laurie Oakes”, 27 June 2010